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Carol II von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen), King of Romania

German: Carol ll von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Hohenzollern), König von Rumänien, Romanian: Carol al II-lea von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Hohenzollern), Rege al României
Also Known As: "крал Карол II"
Birthplace: Castle Pelesch,Sinaia,Romania,,, Romania, Sinaia
Death: Died in Portugal
Place of Burial: Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş, Romania
Immediate Family:

Son of Ferdinand von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen I, König von Romania and Maria Alexandra Victoria von Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha, Queen Consort of Romania
Husband of Magda of Romania and HRH Elena, The Crown Princess of Romania
Ex-husband of Zizi Ioana Maria Valentina Lambrino
Father of Prince Carol Lambrino; Mihai I of Romania and <private>
Brother of HM The Queen Elisabeth of Greece; Queen Maria of Yugoslavia; HRH Princess Ileana of Romania; Prince Nicholas of Romania and Mircea of James von Hohenzollern

Occupation: King of Romania 1930-1940, King of Romania
Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Carol II King of Romania

Carol II von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania gained the title of Prinz von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. His marriage to Joana Maria Valentina Lambrino was annulled on 8 January 1919 because the marriage was without permission. He gained the title of King Carol II of Romania on 8 June 1930. He abdicated as King of Romania on 6 September 1940.


Predecessor: Michael Successor: Michael

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Carol II King of Romania's Timeline

October 15, 1893
August 31, 1918
Age 24
November 6, 1919
Age 26
Bucharest, Romania
January 8, 1920
Age 26
Bucharest, Romania
March 10, 1921
Age 27
Athen, Greece
October 25, 1921
Age 28
Sinaia, Romania
June 3, 1947
Age 53
April 4, 1953
Age 59
April 7, 1953
Age 59
Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş, Romania